Rural Enterprise Reporter
REAP Organizing 2003-2004
Three new associations
have been formed since 2003.
Three new associations have formed since 2003. They are Small Business Pioneers of Thayer County (SBPTC) at Thayer County, East Central Small Business Network (ECSBN) at Butler County, and Cass County Association for Small business Help (CCASH) at Cass County. REAP currently has 46 associations with active loan loss reserves; 29 of these associations are active and 17 are inactive with active loan loss reserves.
REAP services are available on a statewide rural basis. Through the Center for Rural Affairs’ REAP program these communities and individuals can obtain business training, networking, small loans, and technical assistance.
For information about REAP, contact Jeff Reynolds, REAP Program
Director at 402.656.3091 or Peggy Mahaney, Administrative
Assistant at 402.687.2103 ext. 1012,
firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about REAP Women’s
Business Center (WBC) activities can be addressed to Glennis
McClure, REAP WBC Director at 402.645.3296,
Questions can be addressed to REAP Business Specialists located
- Eugene Rahn in Northeast/Central Nebraska, 402.925.2920,
- Phil Menke in Southwest/Central Nebraska, 308.784.4948,
- Jerry Terwilliger in the Panhandle, 308.247.9926,
- Monica Braun in Southeast Nebraska, 402.643.2673,
- Karen Linnenbrink in Northeast Nebraska, 402.372.3840,